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Schedule an appointment to update paper plans in checksheet status or pick up approved to issue paper plans

Do you need to pick up your approved-to-issue paper plans or make corrections to your paper plans that are in "Checksheet" status? To pick up or drop off paper plans, you'll have to schedule an appointment. Learn how to make an appointment online.
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Before making an appointment to drop off or pick up corrected paper plans

So you've submitted your paper plans for review. When checking you find your reviews are in "Checksheet" status.

"Checksheet" status means that reviewers have looked over your plans and provided feedback.

Make sure all open reviews are in "Checksheet" or "Approved" status. Do this by searching with the IVR number or permit number of your project.

Are all open reviews are in "Checksheet" or "Approved" status?

If no, you must wait to schedule an appointment. Thank you for your patience.

If yes, go ahead and schedule an appointment.

You are required to make corrections and resubmit the plans that are in "Checksheet" status. To do that you'll have to pick up your plans from the Bureau of Development Services.

Checksheet Response: Scheduling an Appointment for Paper Plans

How to use the City of Portland online scheduling system

You can schedule an appointment 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Appointments are scheduled on Wednesdays and Thursdays only.

As you schedule your appointment, please have ready:  

  • Your calendar
  • Type of appointment
  • Your contact information
  • Permit number
  • Address for the permit
  • Any special instructions

Select an available date and time that works for your schedule:

This image shows a calendar with available dates and times for scheduling a paper plans appointment.

Add your first and last name, email address and phone number:

This image depicts fields for entering a person's first and last name, email address and phone number.

Enter additional information about your permit, including your permit number, site address, preferred language and any other comments that you would like us to be aware of, and click "Book":

This image depicts fields for entering various information about a building permit

You will receive an email message confirming the date, time and other essential details of your appointment.

More information about appointments for paper plans

Reschedule an appointment

Before you schedule your appointment, please ensure this is a date and time that is not likely to change.

To reschedule or change your appointment, you will need to cancel your original appointment and create a new appointment. This allows us to provide services to others equitably.

If your appointment was cancelled

We cancel appointments if:

  • At least one review on your project was not in Approved or Checksheet status.
  • Not all of your plan sets have been returned by the reviewers.

If your appointment is cancelled, you will need to reschedule your appointment once one or both of the conditions listed above are resolved.

Check the status of your reviews

Go to and find the address of your permit. Under Permits & Zoning, click Permits, and find your permit number in the list. You may need to expand the list to find your permit.

Once you find your permit, select it, and find the reviews you want to check. You can see its status in the Activity Status column. permit activity with the Activity Status column highlighted. is where to check your review status. Under the column "Activity Status".

Additional help with making an appointment 

If you have any trouble scheduling an appointment, please call 503-823-7300 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You may leave a voicemail message at other times. Please provide your name, phone number, permit or IVR number, and describe the issue you’re having.

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